Please fill out the form

Close this.

IQ Leaning Network

Facebook
Pintrest
Twitter
YouTube
Subscribe to IQ Learning Network:
PBS Learning Media
PBS Kids

Opportunities

Workplace Essential Skills

Looking for a job? Hear directly from employers as they discuss the traits they seek in prospective employees. Workplace Essential Skills teaches skills and attitudes necessary to get a job and succeed on the job.

Video Segments for Workplace Essential Skills

0. Orientation: Making it Work

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: This program is about the series Workplace Essential Skills and the PBS LiteracyLink® project — what they are, how the pieces (25-part television series, workbooks, and on-line lessons) work together, and how they can be used effectively to help learners find a job, or find a better job, and succeed in the workplace.

1. Planning to Work

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Finding a career, getting a better job, making a change.

2. Matching Skills and Jobs

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Matching skills with employers’ needs.

3. Applying For Jobs

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Effective job applications and initial meetings.

4. Resumes, Tests & Choices

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Managing your job search.

5. Interviewing

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Interviewing — what to expect and how to prepare.

6. Ready For Work

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: How to be ready for work.

7. Workplace Safety

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Safety issues in the workplace.

8. Learning At Work

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Coping with some of the pressures of a new job.

9. The Language of Work

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: An overview of communication basics.

10. Communicating with Co-Workers and Supervisors

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Successful communication and conflict resolution.

11. Working Together

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Teamwork at the workplace.

12. Communicating with Customers

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Customer service and customer satisfaction.

13. A Process for Writing

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: The purposes and processes of workplace writing.

14. Supplying Information: Directions Forms and Charts

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Labels, lists, directions, forms and charts.

15. Writing Memos and Letters

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Writing effective memos, letters, and reports.

16. Reading for a Purpose

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: How people use what they read to do their jobs.

17. Finding What You Need: Forms and Charts

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Forms and charts as tools to organize information.

18. Following Directions

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Directions, instruc- tions, and diagrams in the workplace.

19. Reading Reports and Manuals

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Keeping up with information and using reference materials.

20. Number Sense

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Number sense, problem solving, decision making, and communication.

21. Solving Problems

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Using math skills to solve problems.

22. Fractions, Decimals and Percents

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: Using decimals, fractions and percents on the job.

23. Measurements and Formulas

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: How people solve problems involving sizes and amounts.

24. Trends and Predictions: Graphs and Data

Length: 26 Mins, 46 Secs

Learning Focus: How data is collected, displayed, and used to make decisions.

IQ Leaning Network

Facebook
Pintrest
Twitter
YouTube
Subscribe to IQ Learning Network:
PBS Learning Media
PBS Kids

Opportunities

Education Sponsors

IQ Learning Network
  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • The Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting